serva

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛr.va/, [ˈs̪ɛr̺vä]
  • Stress: sèrva
  • Hyphenation: ser‧va

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin serva.

Noun[edit]

serva f (plural serve, masculine servo)

  1. (literary) (female) slave
    Synonym: schiava
  2. servant, maid
    domestica, cameriera
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

serva f, sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective servo.

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

serva

  1. inflection of servire:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. second-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular present subjunctive
    4. third-person singular imperative

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

serva f (genitive servae); first declension

  1. a female slave
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative serva servae
Genitive servae servārum
Dative servae servīs
Accusative servam servās
Ablative servā servīs
Vocative serva servae
Related terms[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

servā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of servō

References[edit]

  • serva in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • serva in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • serva in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to examine slaves by torture: de servis quaerere (in dominum)

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

serva

  1. feminine equivalent of servo

Adjective[edit]

serva

  1. Feminine singular of adjective servo.

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

serva (present servar, preterite servade, supine servat, imperative serva)

  1. (sports) to serve (in tennis or volleyball); to put the ball in motion
  2. to give service (to a car), to service, to maintain, to lube

Conjugation[edit]

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